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Hockey Women’s WC 2022 : India to play against China, England and New Zealand when and where?

Hockey Women's WC 2022 : India to play against China, England and New Zealand when and where?
Hockey Women’s WC 2022 : India to play against China, England and New Zealand when and where?

The Indian Women’s Hockey Team when stepped into semi-finals in the Tokya Olympics previous year, has acquired the eligibility for the World Cup series after gaining third in the Asia Cup held in Muscat recently. Now, India is going to face three countries China, England and New Zealand for Women’s World Cup 2022.

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The leading tournament is scheduled to be organized in Spain and Netherlands starting from 1st July. For this upcoming event, the Indian women’s team is gathered together with China, England and New Zealand in Pool B. Savita Punia, who is the top goalkeeper of India has shared her views and opinions to her team.

She said, ” It is a tough pool with England and New Zealand who are positioned in top place greater than India. China can always performs it’s best. Our entire team have always believed that we have to keen on our groundwork well with certain confidence on ourselves individually. So that, we can easily dominate our arch rivals. We have to focus only to challenge other teammates with a proper planning togetherly.”

Savita’s words are making us confidents on India that they have set a strigent goal with their absolute performance. While at the last edition of World Cup, they took iot to top eight, which has happened never before. She expressed that it was an excellent tournament for them and it encouraged us. Draw against England in their home ground was quite significant for us four years back and we came very close to defeat Ireland in the quarter final but ended up losing in the shootout after a 0-0 draw.”

For the World Cup tournament scheduled from July 1, 2022, Netherlands is going to face China, England and New Zealand in Pool A. Whereas, India will face these countries in Pool B.

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